China renews red alert for typhoon Bavi

Beijing, August 27 : China’s Domestic Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Thu. renewed a red alert, the largest caveat level, for typhoon Bavi, that is awaited to bring gales & rainstorms to the nation’s north-east area.

The typhoon, 8th of this yr., is awaited to move northward in a speed of 40 km to 50 km per hour before creating landfall within the coastal regions between Donggang city of Liaoning area & North Korea’s North Pyongan area, records Xinhua press agency.

The typhoon has been noticed in waters regarding 195 km south of the border of China & North Korea in five a.m. on Thu., with a maximum wind enforce of 136.eight km per hour near its eye, the NMC stated.

From Thu. in the morning to Fri. in the morning, gales are awaited to hit the Bohai Strait, parts of the Yellow Sea, areas of Heilongjiang, Jilin & Liaoning along with coastal regions off the Shandong Peninsula, as per the NMC.

During this same period, some of the areas in Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning & Inner Mongolia going to witness heavy downpours, with some of the regions pounded by as many as 150 mm of rainfall, the NMC stated.

The center has advised citizens & vessels in disaster-prone regions to take (2) shelter from winds.